Robert the Bruce and the Declaration of Arbroath

In Robert the Bruce’s day, battles were short but wars were long. The First War of Scottish Independence, with England, lasted thirty-two years, from 1296 until 1328. Scotland, which had long understood itself as independent, kept having to repel the English, who disagreed. The Second War of Scottish Independence, still with England, ran for another … Read more

Blackness Castle stars in movie blockbuster The Outlaw King

Blackness Castle, Outlander TV series

Blackness Castle plays a grisly role in the 120 million dollar movie blockbuster The Outlaw King opened  the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. Take a tour of Blackness Castle in our film locations tour . Phone 07305-294773 for more details or contact us online . Starring Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce the lavish Netflix production … Read more

Eilean Donan Castle pictures at night screensaver

Eilean Donan Castle is one of my favourite castles in Scotland , mainly because of the stunning location and ample photo opportunities . My picture of the castle at night is an HDR photo which is now available as a screensaver. The castle can be photographed from 3 sides